Only 3,000 people braved cold weather to attend a celebrity soccer game for a Holocaust museum in Rome. Organizers had sold 20,000 tickets for Tuesday night’s match. Among the attendees were Rome’s mayor and other dignitaries, including guest of honor Elie Wiesel. The “Match of Memory” — which was broadcast live on state television — was part of events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day in Italy.
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